Congratulations to Susan Corless of Northampton Archery Club, for winning Northampton Sport Awards Local Sportswoman of the Year for the third year in a row, at The Guildhall in Northampton on 16th October.
Susan won this years award against some tough competition, after being shortlisted for the 5th year running. The award highlights yet another great year for Susan, who won a team silver medal at the Berlin stage of the Archery World Cup in July. Winning the British Target Championships in August, and also qualified for the Archery GB National Tour finals in October.
Huge congratulations to Susan Corless of Northampton AC, for picking up a team silver medal at the Berlin stage of the Archery World Cup, alongside team mates Sarah Moon and Ella Gibson.
The Great Britain Ladies Compound team made it all the way to the gold medal match, where they narrowly missed out to a very on form Turkish team.
This was only Susan’s second World Cup appearance, and the result has moved Susan up in the World Archery rankings by 78 places to 65th. And helped to moved the Great Britain Ladies Compound team up from 8th to 5th.
Congratulations also to long time county archer James Mason, for winning the mixed team gold medal alongside Ella Gibson. An excellent display in the final against Slovenia ended a long seven year wait for a GB gold medal at a World Cup event.
Congratulations to Susan Corless of Northampton Archery Club for becoming Northamptonshire Local Sportswoman of the Year 2018. She has won the award for the second year running. This follows on from winning the award for Northampton Local Sportswoman of the Year just last month.
Well done also to Jack Sharpe from Wellingborough OAC, who was shortlisted for Disabled Sportsperson of the Year. Unfortunately he didn’t win the overall award, but it’s really great to have had two county archers in the running for these local awards.
Congratulations to Susan Corless of Northampton Archery Club, for winning Northampton Local Sportswoman of the Year 2018 for the second year running. Susan accepted the award as part of the local awards evening 17th October 2018. She is also once again short listed for Northamptonshire Awards on 8th November.